Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102714
About the Course:
This course examines demographic trends in cannabis use in the older adult population through the use of geriatric epidemiology. Cannabis use in on the rise in a population with existing chronic conditions due to their age. The adverse effects of this combinations remains to be fully expressed. The findings from this study highlight the imperative to screen older adults for substance use.
This course is based on the article, Demographic trends among older cannabis users in the United States, 2006–13 created by Benjamin H. Han et al. in 2017.
Course Material Authors
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
Recognize the escalating use of cannabis.
Identify the risk factors, including demographic for increased cannabis use.
Summarize the potential adverse outcomes of cannabis use in this population.
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
1 CE credit hour
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)
1 CE credit hour
This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #107243, CE Learning Systems is responsible for all aspects of their programming.
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
1 CPD hour
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
1 CE credit hour
CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5951. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. CE Learning Systems is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
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